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In an article for The New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell puts deep focus on understanding the automotive recall. In part, he interviews the head of Ford's recall office during the Pinto's exploding fuel tank campaign for an insider's view.

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As Tesla struggled in 2013, the company was so close to being gobbled up by Google that Elon Musk and Larry Page shook on a preliminary deal.

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An op-ed in The Washington Post argues that private automobiles own the road in cities, and mandatory bicycle helmet laws as a way for governments to avoid building a better infrastructure for bikes.

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With the help of a persistent cadet, Motor Trend took some time after the New York Auto Show to visit the mechanical engineering students at West Point.

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A teenager from New Jersey is hoping to turn his position as a virtual racing champion in the game iRacing into a real-world shot at stock-car competition. Yahoo Autos took him to Las Vegas Motor Speedway to drive an actual racecar for the first time.

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Among a growing cadre of tech execs in Silicon Valley, there is a burgeoning trend to go racing on the weekend.

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Several startups in San Francisco are trying to bring a luxury experience to mass transit with fleets of highly upgraded buses that offer things like waiters onboard to deliver snacks. Could these companies be bad for the city, though?

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Ever wonder what goes on behind the closed doors of Lamborghini's V12 engine factory? Here's your chance to find out.

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'It Is The Dealership's Position That We Would Like Some Of The Money'

Looking for a more satirical take on the battle between direct sales and dealerships? This "letter" to Tesla from Car and Driver should make you happy then.

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Ever wonder what it's like to be a part of the Blue Angels? This article will at least give you something of an idea about life in the blue-and-yellow uniform.

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America's crumbling roads and freeways aren't just bad for the individual, they're costing our nation's economy money. A lot of money.

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The Huffington Post has tracked down three of the participants from MTV's Pimp My Ride and one of the co-executive producers for a fascinating read that delves into the show's behind-the-scenes production. It's probably more interesting than anything that actually aired.

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Automakers can bring in some serious money from licensing out their names. It can also keep a defunct brand in the public eye.

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Among the many crazy things the US military does, launching fighter jets off aircraft carriers is near the top. Here's everything that goes into it.

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A Washington Post opinion piece, refuting those who predict the death of electric vehicles - yes, again - explains that regulatory mandates underpin the existence and sales of BEVs, not the price of gas.

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According To Drivers Of The Expensive EV, Fixing Something Can Be Quite A Shock

Green Car Reports says that Tesla Model S owners are finding out just how expensive aluminum can be to fix, with repair estimates like $7,000 to fix "a small dent and scratch" to $45,000 for "minor front-end damage." With aluminum figuring ever more in our automotive future to save weight, this could be the canary in the coal mine for all of us or just opportunistic price gouging.

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According to Bob Lutz, a mid-engine Corvette was on track for production when he was with the company, but a lack of money caused it to fall through the cracks. Now, he thinks there is a good shot of one actually coming to market. The former GM exec lays it all out in a must-read op ed in Road & Track.

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With the punishing set of responsibilities that come with command of three automakers, 60-year-old Carlos Ghosn is arguably the hardest working man in the auto industry. While his capabilities can hardly be doubted, it's quite clear that he can't do this job forever. And that's probably going to be bad news for the Renault-Nissan Alliance he so successfully helms.

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Lada is not well, and it's brought in a Swedish-American GM vet to try and fix things. It's not exactly going smoothly, though.

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Many people use the time around holidays as an opportunity to do something good for the world, whether buying gifts for needy children or volunteering time for a charity. Although, some significant acts of philanthropy take almost no work at all on your part, like donating a vehicle.

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Quiz America's auto enthusiasts about the vehicles they most want to see in the US market, and for every one that doesn't respond with a French hot hatchback or some diesel-powered offering, there'd be at least three that ask for some small, imported pickup truck. That won't happen, though, and we have the Chicken Tax to thank.

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